Chris Robinson

Partner in Business & Corporate and Banking & Finance

Specialist in Business & Corporate; Commercial Contracts; Insolvency & Corporate Recovery

A corporate lawyer for over 35 years, Chris Robinson was previously a partner in prominent commercial law firms in Birmingham, Oxford and Milton Keynes. He specialises in corporate law, including buying and selling, structuring and financing businesses, including raising capital through private equity or bank lending. He has acted for major banks on complex lending transactions and security issues.

As well as corporate deals and finance, Chris advises on EMI and other employee share schemes, partnerships and LLPs, corporate insolvency, trade marks, regulatory compliance in financial services and law firms, and commercial contracts.

Chris has experience in a broad range of business sectors, with major deals in the media, football, virtual shopping, electric motors, newsagents, pharmaceuticals and property development.

Chris is happiest when making a contribution to his clients’ businesses that goes beyond the legal detail and makes a real difference.

Chris’s updates

Employee Ownership Trusts and the entrepreneur

April 26, 2022

Covid-19: Commercial contracts – who bears the loss?

March 17, 2020

How a Supreme Court ruling can benefit push payment fraud victims

January 28, 2020

Employee, consultant, worker, director? Responsibility for worker tax status transfers to employers

November 14, 2019

First disqualified director compensation order – banned directors can now be made to pay creditors

November 14, 2019

Bank liability for fraud – negligent bank responsible even if payments are authorised per the mandate

November 14, 2019